Getting Adversarial with Journalist Jeremy Scahill
Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu #36 May 4, 2017
Folks on both the left and the right have a love-hate relationship with reporter and Intercept co-founder Jeremy Scahill. His brand of “adversarial” investigative journalism makes no exceptions – not for the nation’s most powerful, and especially not for those advocating for wars abroad. In this episode of #politicallyreactive, we talk with Jeremy about his refusal to sit on a panel with Milo Yiannopoulos on Real Time with Bill Maher, what it was like to interview Julian Assange for the Intercepted podcast, his thoughts on Russian involvement in U.S. politics, and the people who give him hope for the future (hint: it’s probably you!). Click “play” to find out why Jeremy has earned the title, “one-man truth squad”.
Keep tabs on Jeremy on Twitter (@jeremyscahill) and subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on your preferred podcast platform! Or stream the show online at: https://theintercept.com/podcasts/
Book tours, TV shows, standup – oh my! Catch Kamau in-person for his The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell book tour or on TV for CNN’s United Shades of America! More info at http://www.wkamaubell.com/. And Hari really, REALLY wants you to come see him on tour – find dates at: http://www.harikondabolu.com/.
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This episode is sponsored by Church & State, Boll & Branch (www.bollandbranch.com code: PR), Helix Sleep (www.helixsleep.com/reactive), and HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com code: REACTIVE30).